Oct 1, 2012 6:00pm EDT
most of this is as a result of bad bookkeeping. >> if the state board of elections are relying on the department of health and mental hygiene as the sole source of information, then why are we having all these dead people. something is not working. the state of maryland will not remove a dead voter if they die out of the state. >> reporter: there are several checks in place. baltimore city elections board said every year they purge hundreds provided by the state and requests by families. jones said they have to be careful about removing people from those rolls. >> if we're not notified from -- of a death, then the name stays. we used to get it in writing from the local court. now it's give tonight state and the state purges those names from the voter rolls. >> reporter: hey said they sent the -- he said they sent the results to the state but have not heard back about the findings. katie brown said they reviewed that information and have taken steps to verify that information and will act if they find any issues. roosevelt leftwich, abc2 news. >> a beautiful fall day. october the 1st.